Alaska’s Seabirds

Sea Change in the High North

Scientists track seabirds in Alaska’s changing seascape

It was a woman walking her dog on the beach near Seward late in the summer of 2015 who first noticed it: dead seabirds, mostly Common Murres, washing up on the shingle.

A lifeless Common Murre that may eventually wash up on shore 📷 USFWS/Tamara Zeller